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YP Perspective: Why You Should Hire an Intern or Two

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Why are internships important? As young professionals already established in the “real world”, we’ve heard plenty of reasons from past college professors, counselors, speakers, and maybe even our parents, as to why accepting mostly ...

YP Perspective on Networking: How to make the most out of it.

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Networking events. Free appetizers, usually free alcohol, and a fun excuse to leave the office a little early. But as relaxing as they can be after a long day’s work, networking events can also be daunting and intimidating if you don’t ...

YP Perspective: Working Mom-To-Be

Posted by: Pulse Young Professionals on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Admittedly, this post is more for the ladies. Still, if you are a working dad-to-be, it’s definitely worth a read. As a new parent or parent-to-be, I know you’re absorbing as much information as you possibly can in preparation for the ...

Leadership: The Currency of the Community & Business with the Honorable Merl Code

Posted by: Chamber Investor on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
This recap from the Chamber's April 2014 Friday Forum was submitted by Chris Manley, Managing Partner of Engenius and Executive Director of ReWiGo Ministries.FoundationsWell before his esteemed legal career that led him to become the first African ...

A Lesson from Kiara Kabukuru

Posted by: Nika White on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
I as many others in our community had the distinct pleasure of hearing Kiara Kabukuru give the keynote address at the 10th Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner held on May 6th. I was fortunate to have sat next to the supermodel during ...

Leadership Greenville Affirms the Need for Inclusion

Posted by: Nika White on Monday, May 12, 2014
The people of Greenville want more from our community and expect more. More inclusion, more diversity, more leadership, more business opportunity, more access, more economic development, and the list goes on. You must expect more if you desire to ...

Greenville: Past, Present and Future

Posted by: Hank Hyatt on Friday, May 9, 2014
Greenville finds itself in a very unique position. We continue to receive accolades for the visionary decisions made by community leaders in the past and we are recognized as a community that is currently making the right decisions to accelerate our ...

Upstate Diversity Leaders Recognized

Posted by: Marion Mann on Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Upstate leaders were honored Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Tenth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, presented by TD Bank and hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with the Anderson, Greer ...

The Ideal Village

Posted by: Nika White on Friday, April 25, 2014
I recently had the pleasure of serving as keynote speaker for an organization called Diaper Bank of the Carolinas. The theme of that event was It Takes a Village. In that presentation, I invited the audience to take a mental walk with me through ...

ACE Leadership Symposium Takeaways

Posted by: Marion Mann on Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Chamber’s second annual ACE Leadership Symposium, designed to promote advancing minority leadership and corporate board service, included workshop presentations on “The Truth about Coaching and Managing Minorities” and ...
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